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Protecting Floridians from Zika Outbreak

May 07, 2016 | |

Hardly a week goes by without officials reporting another new case of the Zika virus in Florida. While all of the cases in Florida have so far been travel-related, concerns about the virus spreading are real. With the summer mosquito season fast approaching, Florida simply can’t afford to take this situation lightly. The Centers for […]

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Rep. David Santiago Speaks to Florida Chamber Members on Importance of International Trade

Speaking to Florida Chamber members, partners and Consuls General during an International Days dinner, Representative David Santiago (R- Deltona,), Vice Chair of the House Transportation & Ports Subcommittee, shared his insights on his experience visiting Taiwan and the importance of and impact that trade can bring.  Rep. Santiago also remained supportive to opening up avenues […]

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Adopt A Reader

February 04, 2016 |

The Facts are Staggering. 61% of low-income families do not have a single book suitable for a child. Perhaps the most serious problem with current literacy campaigns is that they ignore, and even divert attention from, the real problem: Lack of access to books for children of poverty. Half of children from low-income communities start […]

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What to Expect From Emerging Markets

India has ousted China as the emerging market with the most growth potential, according to Agility’s latest Emerging Markets Logistic Index. The top 5 ranking positions for Market Connectedness with ports and infrastructure are: UAE Malaysia China Chile Saudi Arabia The report also covers “Markets on the Move,” “Trade Lanes,” and an “Outlook and Overview.” […]

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Florida Can Continue to Lead the Nation in Water Efforts

December 22, 2015 |

By DAVID W. CHILDS, Hopping Green & Sams, P.A. A Chinese proverb observes, “We know the worth of water when the well runs dry.” But when the well is dry, it’s too late. Faucets cannot quench thirst. Sprinkler heads cannot irrigate crops.  The wheels of commerce grind to a halt. Fortunately, Florida is not in […]

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